12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Prayers With Peacock Feather Fan

Thousands of people from across the world gather to see the evening prayers on the banks of river Ganges in Varanasi. During such a ceremony, priests fanning the deity (goddess Ganga) with peacock feather hand fan as a part of the ritual.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Varanasi, India
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Sanjukta Dey